Kevork Chavooshian

Kevork Chavooshian was born around 1877 in Armenia. Kevork married an English woman called Harriet Amelia “Milly” “Titsey” Porter in 1903. They had 3 children – John Tigram Thomas Chavooshian, Eileen Alice Chavooshian and Amy Perouz Chavooshian.

In 1912 Kevork moved to Hove, England and there are some notes about his professional occupancy, which is recorded as Pharmaceutical Chemist in London Gazette 3 Dec 1918, which also announced the family’s naturalisation.

From 1914-1920 Kevork served in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps as Interpreter; Reserve of Officers, Second Lieutenant; Army of the Black Sea, Lieutenant and  Royal Fusiliers, Sergeant.

Kevork died in March 1961 in Sussex.